The Contrivances

This work is listed as an opera with dialogue, "songs pubd", which presumably means that the whole opera was never published. The instrumentation of the accompaniments to the songs is therefore unknown, but according to the practice of the day, would have included various instruments that would constitute an "orchestra" of sorts.

This sheet contains the following parts:

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Complete libretto and tunes

Henry Carey

Henry Carey was an English poet, dramatist and song-writer. He is remembered as an anti-Walpolean satirist and also as a patriot. Several ...